Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Expected Duration: Approximately 1 month
Preferred Time frame: within June to August 2019
WWF is seeking an independent consultant to undertake a Midterm Evaluation (MTE) of the Project Generating Responsible Demand for Reduced Deforestation Commodities,hereafter referred to as the “Project.”The scope of the MTE only includes the GEF financed components of this child project but may examine its coordination with the Adaptive Management and Learning child project and the Good Growth Partnership.
The objective of this evaluation is to examine the extent, magnitude and sustainability of any project results to date; identify any project design problems or risks; assess progress towards project outcomes and outputs; provide recommendations for adaptive management, and draw lessons learned that can both improve the sustainability of benefits from this project and aid in the enhancement of future related projects.
The Project seeks to strengthen the enabling environment and public and private sector commitment to and demand for reduced deforestation commodities in priority markets. The Project was organized into the following components:
Implementing Agency(s): WWF GEF Project Agency
Executing Agency: WWF- Markets
Executing Partner(s): TRASE, Proforest, WWF-Indonesia, WWF-Singapore, WWF-Brazil
Countries: Brazil, Sierra Leone, Indonesia, Paraguay
Focal Area(s): Biodiversity(BD), Land Degradation (LD) and Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)
Program: Linked to Good Growth Partnership(Program ID – 9072)
Responsibilities and Deliverables:
The evaluator will undertake a review process that includes reviewing key project documents (ProDoc, Annual Work Plans, Project Progress Reports, etc.); field visits, as necessary or feasible,with PMU to project field sites; interviews, discussions and consultations at local levels, national and international levels, with executing partners, GEF Operational Focal Points (OFP), Project Steering Committee (PSC) members and beneficiaries. These interviews and consultations will primarily be conducted virtually.The evaluation should be framed using the six (6) core criteria of relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, results/impact, sustainability and adaptive capacity.
Deliverables will include:
Experience and Qualifications
The evaluator shall have prior experience in evaluating similar projects. The evaluator selected should not have participated in the project preparation and/or implementation and should not have a conflict of interest with project related activities.
Home based with expected travel to one or more of the project countries.
Qualifications and Experience
Required experience and expertise of the consultant:
Applicants are requested to apply online by May 31, 2019. Applicants should submit a technical and financial proposal, estimated timeline and their curriculum vitae. Financial proposals should not exceed US$30,000, including travel and expenses. The selection of candidates and contractual agreements will be in compliance with WWF procurement policies and subject to GEF requirements.
WWF applies a fair and transparent selection process that will take into account the competencies/skills of the applicants as well as their financial proposals. Women and members of social minorities are encouraged to apply.
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